Paul Celan Quotes

Paul Celan Quotes: With wine and being lost, with less and less of both: I rode through the snow, do you read me I rode God far--I rode God near, he sang, it was our last ride over the hurdled humans. They cowered when they heard us overhead, they wrote, they lied our neighing into one of their image-ridden languages.
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Paul Celan Quote: German poetry is going in a very different direction from French poetry.... Its language has become more sober, more factual. It distrusts
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Quotes about Paul Celan: Poetry is perhaps this: an Atemwende, a turning of our breath. Who knows, perhaps poetry goes its way
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Quote about Paul Celan: With a changing key, you unlock the house where the snow of what's silenced drifts. Just like the blood that bursts from Your eye or mouth or ear, so your key changes. Changing your key changes the word That may drift with flakes. Just like the wind that rebuffs you, Clenched round your word is the snow.
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Paul Celan Sayings: There's nothing in the world for which a poet will give up writing, not even he is a Jew and the language of his poems is German.
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Paul Celan Saying: A poem, being an instance of language, hence essentially dialogue, may be a letter in a bottle thrown out to the sea with the-surely not always strong-hope that it may somehow wash up somewhere, perhaps on the shoreline of the heart. In this way, too, poems are en route: they are headed towards. Toward what? Toward something open, inhabitable, an approachable you, perhaps, an approachable reality. Such realities are, I think, at stake in a poem.
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